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Police and fire

  • Fatal crash near State & Coliseum
    A motorcyclist was speeding and doing a wheelie when he collided with a left-turning pickup truck on State Boulevard this afternoon, according to police.
  • Motorcyclist hurt in crash with car
    A male motorcyclist suffered serious head injuries and was taken to the hospital in critical condition Monday afternoon after his Suzuki collided with a Buick at a west-central intersection.
  • iAB Financial Bank in Grabill robbed
    A man robbed the iAB Financial Bank in Grabill this morning, making off with an undisclosed amount of money and fleeing in a two-door car driven by another man, Allen County police said today.

1 held in Kosciusko meth bust


A North Webster man is being held in the Kosciusko County Jail on a preliminary charge of making methamphetamine, the county sheriff's department said today.

Timothy Alan Elliott, 30, was being held on $20,000 bond, the sheriff's department said in a statement.

It said county Drug Task Force officers received a tip Tuesday morning from North Webster police about a possible meth lab at an address in the 300 block of North Main Street.

Upon arrival, the officers located an active one-pot meth lab inside the residence, the statement said. It said Elliott was there, and he was arrested.

The county prosecutor's office and the Indiana State Police Meth Lab Team assisted, the statement said.